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(Plants) either of the two aquatic plants of the genus Nelumbo: family Nelumbonaceae. See lotus4, water chinquapin
[C19: New Latin, from Sinhalese nelumbu lotus]
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Noun1.nelumbo - sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotusesNelumbo - sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotuses
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Nelumbonaceae, subfamily Nelumbonaceae - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the single genus Nelumbo
American lotus, Nelumbo lutea, water chinquapin, yanquapin - water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds
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And the Nelumbo bud that floats for ever With Indian Cupid down the holy river - Fair flowers, and fairy
Pollen and anther development in Nelumbo (Nelumbonaceae).
It is formulated with Red Ginseng Saponin, which revitalizes the skin, promoting collagen production and softening wrinkles, and Nelumbo nucifera, extracted from East Indian Lotus seed, which stimulates production of fibroblasts.
Santhoshkumar et al (4) also synthesized silver nanoparticles using Nelumbo nucifera leaf extract and studied their larvicidal activity against filariasis and malaria vectors.
Nelumbo lutea, Nymphaea odorata, Nuphar advena) to shallow emergent systems invaded by an invasive Eurasian haplotype of common reed (Phragmites australis) and exotic invasive narrowleaf cattail (Typha angustifolia), which became the dominant species (Herdendorf et al.
92 10 8 110 Broussonetia payrifera 23 2 1 26 Abutilon theophrasti 1 1 Polygonum 13 14 27 Amaranthus 129 129 Nelumbo spp.
The eight plant species were Alternanthera philoxeroides, Aponogeton echinatus, Colocasia esculenta, Pithecollobium dulce, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Musa balbisiana, Nelumbo nucifera, and Nymphaea pubescens.
Samples collection: Some typical plant leaves in hearty growing period were chosed such as Bambusa phyllostachys pubescens, Nelumbo nucifera aertn, Ginkgobiloba Linn, Syringa oblate Linn(Var giraldii), Canna indica Linn(generalis), Calathea zebrine'Humilior', Begonia masoniana, Callistephus chinensis.
Officials at the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library ( TKDL) submitted the documented proof to the EPO showing medicinal formulations using the lotus, scientifically called Nelumbo nucifera, were used in India as far back as the fifth century.
The lake is very rich in floating plants and submerged water plants such as Hydrilla, Pistia, Lemma, Nelumbo mucifera, Potamageton spp.
The true lotus, otherwise known as Nelumbo nucifera, is sacred to Hindus and Buddhists.